The Peacemaker (2010)
“South Central”–words that to many Angelinos immediately connotes a history of violence, fear, and crime in their home city. But for Malik Spellman, “South Central” represents hope leading to a promising future for LA’s most notorious district. A violence prevention counselor by day, Spellman tours the streets of his hometown by bicycle at night, on a mission to bring peace to the troubled neighborhoods he’s lived in for 30 years. From teaching kids in the classrooms to directly mediating peace between local gangs on the street, viewers watch Malik tirelessly work to bring change to his community. Executive produced by LA legend and rapper Ice-T, THE PEACEMAKER presents the journey of a person bringing good to a neighborhood most have given up on.